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U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson to visit Bay Area

Release Date: 09/28/2009
Contact Information: Wendy Chavez, 415/947-4248,

First visit to California as head of Agency

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- This week, President Obama’s Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Lisa P. Jackson will visit California for the first time as head of the Agency. On Tuesday, September 29, Administrator Jackson will headline this year’s State of the San Francisco Estuary conference, sharing the Obama Administration’s plans for improving the nation’s water quality, creating green jobs, tackling climate change, and restoring sound science to environmental policy.

Later that evening, Administrator Jackson will give the keynote address at a Commonwealth Club of California. She will lay out her vision for cleaning up America's air, water and land.

State of the San Francisco Estuary conference
WHAT: U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will give opening remarks at the State of the San Francisco Estuary conference.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 29, 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland, Calif.
          12th Street, City Center BART station
Press admission is complimentary. Pre-registration is advisable. (Members of the media, please register with Lisa Owens-Viani at To view the full program, go to:

Commonwealth Club
WHAT: U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Keynote Address
    WHEN: Tuesday, September 29, 5:30 p.m. Check-in, 6:00 p.m. program
    WHERE: Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St., San Francisco
      PRICE: $15 for Members, $25 for Non-members CONTACT: Riki Rafner, Public Relations Director,
      Eddie Lee, Public Relations Fellow, 415/597-6734
              Media interested in attending should please RSVP to by noon day of event.